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FDA Drug Approval; Walgreens Says “Battle Beautifully”

Our blog separates media hype from real progress and provides the balanced, conflict-free analysis of breast cancer related issues you need to separate the hype of headlines from what really matters for anyone at risk of living with breast cancer. Read the latest. Read more
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Welcome to Our New Deputy Director Rebecca Saltzman

We’re very happy to introduce you to Rebecca Saltzman, who joined Breast Cancer Action staff as our Deputy Director in March. Read more
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We Deserve Better Than Dr. Google

When it comes to reliable breast cancer information, we all deserve better than “Dr. Google.” That’s where Breast Cancer Action comes in. Donate to help fund unbiased, evidence-based treatment information about breast cancer. Read more
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Testimony to the FDA on the Safety of Breast Implants and the Right of Patients to Know the Risks

Our concerns about breast implants have long been dismissed, but last week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to take another look at the safety of breast implants during two days of hearings. Read the testimony our Patient, Consumer, and Public Health Coalition... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Challenges the FDA’s Proposal Requiring Women Get Breast Density Information After Mammograms

      For immediate release March 28, 2019 Contact: Kira Jones Communications Manager 415.243.9301×15 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (March 28, 2019) – Breast Cancer Action today challenged the proposed update to the U.S. Food and Drug... Read more
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Want to Join Our Team?

Are you looking to be a part of an integrity-filled, gritty, hard-working, activist community? Are you a bold, outspoken, and compassionate truth-teller? See what jobs and internships we have open. Read more
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First Immunotherapy Approval for Breast Cancer Doesn’t Mark a Win for Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s recent approval of the first immunotherapy drug for breast cancer has been hailed as “exciting” and “revolutionary” by some in the medical field. At Breast Cancer Action, we’re less impressed. Read more
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Now Walgreens Wants us to Battle Beautifully

Read this scene-by-scene breakdown of everything that’s wrong with Walgreens new video targeting people living with cancer. Read more
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Before You Walk for Breast Cancer

Every spring, breast cancer industry giants like Komen kick off their annual fundraising walks and runs. Here are 4 questions to ask before you participate or donate to one. Read more
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A Day of Activism in Motor City

In case you missed our real time reporting on social media, we delivered more than 45,000 petitions to Ford's world headquarters and joined our friends in the Clean Cars Coalition in turning attention to Ford's hypocrisy during the North American International Auto Show in... Read more
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